career, calling, vocation(noun)
the particular occupation for which you are trained
career, life history(verb)
the general progression of your working or professional life
"the general had had a distinguished career"; "he had a long career in the law"
move headlong at high speed
"The cars careered down the road"; "The mob careered through the streets"
One's calling in life; a person's occupation; one's profession.
An individual's work and life roles over their lifespan.
A jouster's path during a joust.
A short gallop of a horse.
To move rapidly straight ahead, especially in an uncontrolled way.
The car careered down the road, missed the curve, and went through a hedge.
Origin: Mid 16th century, from carrière (a road or racecourse), from carriera, from carreira, from carraria based on carrus 'wheeled vehicle'. Or from carriere, from Old Provençal/Occitan carriera ("road"), from carraria.
a race course: the ground run over
a running; full speed; a rapid course
general course of action or conduct in life, or in a particular part or calling in life, or in some special undertaking; usually applied to course or conduct which is of a public character; as, Washington's career as a soldier
the flight of a hawk
to move or run rapidly
Origin: [F. carrire race course, high road, street, fr. L. carrus wagon. See Car.]
Career describes an individuals' journey through learning, work and other aspects of life. There are a number of ways to define a career and the term is used in a variety of ways.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ka-rēr′, n. a racecourse: a race: course of action: manner of life; v.i. to gallop: to move or run rapidly. [Fr. carrière, a racecourse. See Car.]
A specific form of employment.
Her career was very exciting.Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'career' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1301
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'career' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3331
Rank popularity for the word 'career' in Nouns Frequency: #484
The numerical value of career in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of career in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of career in a Sentence
I remember praying, thanking God for putting me in the right place, at the right time for the right reason, this was the most emotional day I've ever had in my career. It was also the scariest and the most rewarding.
The driving force behind every career or profession is nothing else but passion. Yes! it (passion) kindles and rekindles one's desire to pursue and realize a vision or aspiration all over again and again, until he or she decides to retire. ~Emeasoba George
Taking part in a final at this moment in my career, I don't think about the physical issue. This is a unique opportunity and I want to make the most of it if I'm picked.
Every Labour MP who is standing in Scotland is effectively fighting for their political career, i doubt they will lose all of their seats but the Labour Party cannot presume that any constituency is going to present them with a safe victory.
We are pleased to welcome Johnny Manziel to Alliance of American Football, which weve always described as a league of opportunity for talented players to launch or revitalize their pro football careers, we completed extensive background work to determine whether it would be appropriate for Johnny to play this season, and after consulting with many people familiar with his situation, we concluded that it would be good for him to resume his pro football career here at The Alliance.
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Translations for career
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- поприще, кариера, препускам, кариерBulgarian
- carreraCatalan, Valencian
- viilettää, ura, pyyhältää, työ, ammatti, työura, kiitääFinnish
- 経歴, キャリア, 職業Japanese
- carrière, loopbaanDutch
- karriereNorwegian Nynorsk
- voar, carreiraPortuguese
- карьера, карьер, профессия, призвание, поприщеRussian
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